What month do they run in 2016?
In the late winter and spring, steelhead can be found in the upper sections of most rivers open to steelhead fishing. This is usually February - April, but check the closure dates. In February-April, steelhead will be found in the Clearwater, South Fork Clearwater, Salmon River near Riggins, and the upper Salmon River from Salmon to Stanley. The Snake River bellow Hells Canyon dam is also popular at this time of year.
In the fall, steelhead begin to appear in Idaho in September. Lower sections of the Clearwater, and Snake rivers are best. Fishing picks up in October and November and steelhead can be found in the Salmon River near the towns of Riggins and as high as North Fork and Salmon.